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  • Israeli students cut class to protest military deferent for yeshiva students

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    January 29, 2012 | 10:02 pm

    I can’t find news on whether they did, but hundreds of Israelis students were expected to cut class today in protest of legislation that would allow full-time yeshiva students to defer military service. Haaretz reported:

    Hundreds of high-school students across the country are...

  • A letter to my secular friend in Tel Aviv

    By  Orit Arfa

    March 13, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    This letter is directed to a friend of mine in Tel Aviv and to all those who can relate to what she said to me.

    I know you didn't mean to be insensitive. I know that you seek to be a good person and to improve yourself and the world in your own way.

    I'm no angel, either. I admit I...